Foggy Bottom Washington, D.C. is one of the oldest communities in the city. The town's name is derived from the foggy conditions that sometimes occur due to its location next to the Potomac River. The southern section of Foggy Bottom contains multiple federal office buildings, such as the State Department, the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Headquarters. The neighborhood also contains many domestic and international organizations, including the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank Buildings. Foggy Bottom is well known for containing the main campus of George Washington University and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
There are several apartment in Foggy Bottom DC, with complexes having anywhere from 99 to 335 units. The average rent prices range from $1285 rent per month for a studio apartment to $14003 rent per month for a three bedroom, three bath apartment with a den. Amenities at these Foggy Bottom apartments include assigned parking, business center, fitness center, clubhouse, swimming pool and a balcony or patio. In addition, some complexes feature a washer and dryer inside every unit.
Residents of Foggy Bottom enjoy the convenient access to the many local entertainment and dining options. With the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the neighborhood, residents never have to travel far to view hundreds of theatrical and musical performances, including those by the National Symphony Orchestra. The local DAR Constitution Hall, Smith Center and George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium also present many major concerts throughout the year. In addition, the neighborhood is home to many delicious restaurants, with everything from multiple ethnic eateries to fine dining establishments. Foggy Bottom is also extremely close to the many attractions, shops and restaurants of downtown Washington, D.C.
The specific pet policy varies per each apartment in Foggy Bottom. Several of the complexes allow pets, with some only allowing cats. Pet owners in the community can feel comfortable that there are several excellent veterinarians in the area, including the Union Veterinary Clinic, CityPaws Animal Hospital and the Capitol Hill Animal Clinic. In addition, there are several local pet retailers offering pet food and supplies, such as Planet Pet, the Dupont Pet Stop and Petco Animal Supplies.
Residents of Foggy Bottom have easy access into downtown Washington, D.C. and the surrounding suburbs. Drivers can be on Interstate 66 within minutes, and Constitution Avenue is just blocks away. The community has ideal public transportation connections, as the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) has a metro subway station located in Foggy Bottom on the orange, blue and silver lines. This excellent subway network provides convenient access into Virginia and Maryland, as well as to all sections of the city. WMATA also provides multiple bus routes from Foggy Bottom throughout the area. Operating hours and fares of the subway and bus system vary based on the time of use.
Foggy Bottom is within the District of Columbia Public School District. Local public schools include Garrison Elementary School, Hyde-Addison Elementary School, Seaton Elementary School, Ross Elementary School, Thomson Elementary School, the Duke Ellington School of Arts, and the School Without Walls High School. In addition, there are several area private schools such as the Dot Child Development Center, Emerson Preparatory School, Georgetown Montessori School, Rosslyn Children's Center and the Children's House of Washington.